DoD official argues for base closures and realignments

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John C. Conger, an official in the DoD, recently suggested more base closures and realignments to save money in upcoming spending cuts.
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Dempsey calls budget "a mess"

Friday, Apr 26, 2013 @ 4:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Martin E. Dempsey
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Eberhardt: U.S. is committed to provide NPT negative security assurances

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. is committed to providing security assurances to states that have forsworn nuclear weapons and followed nuclear nonproliferation obligations, according to a statement on Thursday by a high-ranking State Department official.
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McAllister and Gowadia: DHS is improving national nuclear deterrence capabilities

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In the ten years since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. has significantly improved its ability to counteract radiological and nuclear threats, according to two U.S. security officials.
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Dutch CBRN team trains in hostile conditions

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The staff of Hotzone Solutions recently gave support to a Dutch CBRN team's live cold-weather training exercises.
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Dempsey urges Japan and South Korea to collaborate on defense

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Martin E. Dempsey
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U.S. remains committed to Asia-Pacific region despite North Korean threats

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. will continue its diplomatic, developmental and economic engagement in the Asia-Pacific region in the face of fiscal challenges and North Korean threats, a U.S. official said on Thursday.
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White House: More evidence needed on Syrian chemical weapon claim

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

While there is evidence that Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime used chemical weapons on its own people, clearer evidence and facts are required before acting, a White House official said on Thursday.
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Delft University of Technology launches masters program in nuclear security

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Delft University of Technology held a ceremony on April 18 at the Reactor Institute to celebrate the launch of its first masters program in nuclear security.
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Non-proliferation treaty conference discusses Iran, North Korea concerns

Monday, Apr 29, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The second preparatory conference of the U.N. Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Treaty began on Monday by addressing international concerns over Iran's nuclear program and North Korea's alleged nuclear threats.
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U.S. examines information to determine if Syria crossed red line

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. State Department is gathering facts as to whether or not Syria used chemical weapons and crossed President Barack Obama's red line, according to a press briefing on Friday.
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Carney: Facts will drive Syrian chemical weapons investigation

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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PositiveID Corporation launches Firefly DX

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID Corporation, a company that develops biological detection equipment, announced on April 29 the launch of its Firefly Dx detection equipment.
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Eagle Resolve training exercise helps establish interoperability in the Gulf

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The field training portion of the U.S. Central Command's three-part Eagle Resolve exercise began Sunday, uniting the armed forces of 12 nations to promote interoperability of Gulf region defense capabilities.
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Dempsey: Now is the time for missile defense architecture in Asia

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Martin Dempsey
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Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory reorganizes national security programs

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Parney Albright, the director of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, announced several changes on Friday to the lab's national security programs that will go into effect on Wednesday.
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Social media makes light of North Korean threats

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

North Korea's recent rhetoric and threat of war has provoked a strong social media response of generally positive or neutral statements which make light of North Korea.
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Naval Medical Center Portsmouth prepares staff for possible CBRN attacks

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Naval Medical Center Portsmouth began training staff on April 22 to treat patients in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear attack.
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